An interview with Carsterns Mulume, National Director of CADECOM, the Catholic Development Commission in Malawi (Caritas Malawi) on how a childhood poverty inspired him to campaign for an end to hunger in his country.
Trócaire (Caritas Ireland) and our partner agencies in the developing world are responding to the challenge of more extreme weather patterns. In order for our response to be as effective as possible, we need a better understanding of how climate variability interacts with poverty and vulnerability.
Gilbert Mavuka has lived in Chilijemalo village in Malawi since he was born forty years ago. Over the last decade he has seen dramatic changes in the weather with frequent floods and droughts, strange infestations of disease, and declines in his farm output.